NDA Exam Education Qualification | National Defence Academy Education Qualification 2018

NDA Educational Qualification

(i) For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University

(ii) For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University

Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination

NOTE 1: Candidates appearing in the 11th class exam are not eligible for this examination

NOTE 2: Those candidates who have yet to qualify in the 12th class or equivalent examination and are allowed to appear in the UPSC Examination should note that this is only a special concession given to them

NOTE 3: Candidates who are debarred by the Ministry of Defence from holding any type of Commission in the Defence Services shall not be eligible for admission to the exam and if admitted, their candidature will be cancelled

NOTE 4: Those candidates who have failed INSB/PABT earlier are not eligible for Air Force

Physical Standards

Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam (I) 2018 as per guidelines given in Appendix-IV

A candidate who has resigned or withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any of the training academies of Armed Forces is not eligible to apply

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